How Accreditation Works: An Interview with BridgeEnglish Director Richard Brown

Looking for the right school to study at can be an important and stressful decision. (If you haven’t already, check out Josh’s post on choosing a school). One important thing that students should be looking out for is “Accreditation.” But, what is this and why is it so important? We sat down with BridgeEnglish director […]

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Accreditation: What You Should Know Before Choosing an ESL School

Imagine taking English courses at a school with no books, overcrowded classrooms, unexpected expenses, and unqualified teachers that do not follow an established curriculum. Sound far-fetched? Unfortunately, it’s not and such schools can be difficult to identify, especially when exploring options online. If you would like to avoid this situation, it is a good idea […]

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Fighting For You: Keeping Accredited Intensive English Programs Legit

On December 1st, the AAIEP (American Association of Intensive English Programs) announced that House Bill 2361 had been passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. This legislation requires that all Intensive English Programs be accredited before being allowed to issue I-20’s. An I-20 is an official government document that certifies the individual is eligible to […]

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